When the coronavirus pandemic hit locally, William Hankins, of Baton Rouge, was more worried than most. His wife is an emergency room doctor, so he feared she’d come in contact with the virus, and he has health issues that make him more vulnerable.
A party to celebrate her 99th birthday with family and friends wasn't possible this year for Mary Lee. A "surprise" parade would have to do.
The wedding is going to have a lot to live up to when it finally happens, because the postponement party was a blast.
Sidewalk chalk art has been a popular way to show encouragement and kindness during the coronavirus pandemic, but Brock and Sharika Triche wanted to use it for something more.
We suspected the coronavirus outbreak would bring out the best in many of our neighbors, and we were right. You've sent us stories of kindness that came not only from family and friends, but from strangers and those who remained anonymous.
Fred Rogers, of that oh-so-famous "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood," recalled that when he was a child and was alarmed by disasters on the news, his mother told him: "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."